Maarin

From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core
Jump to: navigation, search
Maarin
معرين
Ma'arrin
Village
Maarin is located in Syria
Maarin
Maarin
Location in Syria
Coordinates: Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.
Country  Syria
Governorate Hama
District Masyaf
Subdistrict Jubb Ramlah
Population (2004)
 • Total 1,830
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Maarin (Arabic: معرين‎‎, also spelled Ma'arrin) is a village in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, located west of Hama. Nearby localities include Mahrusah to the west, Jubb Ramlah to the north, Hanjur and Asilah to the northeast, Umm al-Tiyur to the east, Deir al-Salib to the south and Masyaf to the southwest. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Maarin had a population of 1,830 in the 2004 census.[1] Its inhabitants are predominantly Greek Orthodox Christians or Alawites.[2]

References

  1. General Census of Population and Housing 2004. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Hama Governorate. (Arabic)
  2. Smith, 1841, p. 180.

Bibliography